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Medical Assistant in the United States

How much does a Medical Assistant earn in the United States? The average Medical Assistant salary in the United States is $34,785 as of December 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $32,065 and $37,562. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Medical Assistant in the United States. The base salary for Medical Assistant ranges from $32,065 to $37,562 with the average base salary of $34,785. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $32,084 to $37,633 with the average total compensation of $34,822.
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